‘Optimouse Prime’ TakaraTomy Mickey Mouse Transformer Photos


More photos of the TakarTomy Disney Label Mickey Mouse Transformer have surfaced offering a 360 degree view. Check them out here.

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Access Hollywood: Anika Noni Rose Meets Princess Tiana In The Vinyl Flesh

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Disney Drops MEGA Brands for LEGO – Cars, Toy Story and Prince of Persia in 2010

Disney has opted to not renew its licensing agreement with MEGA Brands (the MEGA Bloks series covers Winnie the Pooh, Cinderella, Pirates of the Caribbean, Cars, et al) in favor of a new agreement with LEGO. Announced for 2010 will be LEGO sets for Toy Story, Cars and Prince of Persia. The wide appeal of the collection has LEGO committed to Toy Story products in both the LEGO DUPLO (large bricks for the toddler set) and the more recognizable LEGO Brick System lines, a product decision that LEGO rarely makes.

Details on the sets after the jump. (more…)

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Disney Unveils New ‘The Princess And The Frog’ Toy Line

Actress Anika Noni Rose, voice of Princess Tiana, Disneys first African American princess, unveiled a new toy line inspired by the upcoming film, The Princess and the Frog, which opens this holiday season. The event was held at the American International Toy Fair in New York City on February 16, 2009 (Photo: Business Wire)

Actress Anika Noni Rose, voice of Princess Tiana, Disney's first African American princess, unveiled a new toy line inspired by the upcoming film, "The Princess and the Frog," which opens this holiday season. The event was held at the American International Toy Fair in New York City on February 16, 2009 (Photo: Business Wire)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the Disney Princess royal court prepares to welcome its newest member, Princess Tiana, star of the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures animated theatrical release, The Princess And The Frog, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) in collaboration with Mattel (NYSE: MAT) and CDI, a division of JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ: JAKK), today unveiled a dazzling and magical toy line inspired by the film and its colorful characters. Tony Award-winning actress/singer Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, unveiled the line which includes dolls, play sets and role-play dresses at a sneak preview event at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. (more…)

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Disney Store Recalls Handy Manny Toy

Playhouse Disney “Handy Manny” Toy Tool Sets Recall

The Disney Store has issued a recall for about 20,000 Handy Manny Tool Sets that were sold between October 2007 and January 2009 for potential choke hazards. Customers who have purchased the item (UPC Code #405144100614 or #422147400633) should return it immediately to their local Disney Store location for a full refund.

For additional information, contact the Disney Store toll-free at (866) 902-2798 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DisneyStore.com

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NYCC09: Mattel

Mattels Booth at NYCC09

Mattel's Booth at NYCC09

Fortunately, its recent economic turbulence didn’t keep Mattel away from the show where it presented several upcoming collectibles and toys including those from the Cars and Toy Story franchises. Here’s some of the items you can expect to see hitting your local toy store soon. (more…)

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LeapFrog and Disney Introduce New Zippity™ System For Preschoolers

news-21840-716857a5aacefc7399364beb21613ad4613x700 LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) and Disney Consumer Products (NYSE: DIS) are proud to announce their first co-developed product, the start of a planned line that expands the duo’s existing relationship. Set to launch in summer 2009, the ZIPPITY high–energy learning system is the first interactive TV-based gaming system for preschoolers that combines full body movement, music, education and fun. By joining forces to introduce the ZIPPITY system, LeapFrog extends its innovation and leadership beyond handheld educational gaming and reading to movement-based learning and Disney grows its presence in the preschool segment, complementing its award-winning Playhouse Disney programming with meaningful toy lines. (more…)

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New Look at ‘Optimouse Prime’ Disney Label Mickey Mouse

Here’s a newly available photo showing the scale of the Disney Label Mickey Mouse transformer figure from Japan’s TakaraTomy.

At a cost around $42 US, the color version is expected to be released later this month while the black & white version is expected to be released in March.

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Sulley & ‘Life-size’ Stitch VCDs Coming 2nd Quarter

Sideshow Collectibles is bringing two new Disney Vinyl Collectible Dolls (VCDs) from Japan’s Medicom Toys to the US later this year. First up is a ‘life-size’ Stitch sitting tall at just above 18″ and weighing in at around 25 lbs. Sulley’s about 8.7″ tall. Both are available for pre-order and expected to ship in late May.

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